I began thinking, or rather returned to thinking this week about agricultural economics, versus growing crops.
Simon’s Say On Ag
Other views on the phragmites issue in Ontario.
There I was driving down a paved secondary road in rural Ontario when I noticed the smoke. Huge black plumes of it heading straight up into the sky.
Carrots, onions, sugar beets, and other crops are all being planted with-in the sound of my voice.
It has been one of those cold and very wet springs, but with luck that is about to change.
It’s a little bit early, I know, to start thinking about grilling fresh asparagus, beside a barbecued pork chop, but some fresh greens are actually possible, and at this time of year I can’t help but think that strawberries just can’t be far away.
I’m always intrigued by the technology and thought that goes into a lot of food production systems. They can be as large and complex as cake baking, or as simple as cleaning bagging and shipping carrots from field to stores to tables. The products of course have to be grown or raised as efficiently as […]
An amazing turn-around or a temporary reprieve?
Is it really that hard to hire staff in rural Ontario?
It’s a big number, but possibly not as big as some people had feared.